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Glassy andesite

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A glassy rock of andesitic composition.


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Classification of Glassy andesiteHide

Andesite appears in field 9 and 10 in the QAPF diagram. Latite appears in field 8.

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Sub-divisions of Glassy andesiteHide

Mineralogy of Glassy andesiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
GlassAn amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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